Top News: #BreastCancer

Here are the top read news for #breastcancer:


Breast cancer screeningBreast cancer cases in U.S. projected to rise as much as 50% by 2030:

New breast cancer cases in the U.S. are forecast to rise by as much as 50% by 2030, government researchers reported Monday. Read more


U.S. Panel ‘Clarifies’ Mammogram Advice:

A committee that’s been attacked for its controversial mammogram recommendations for half a decade clarified that advice Monday, saying they have been misunderstood. Read more

Mary-Claire King, a geneticist whose work led to the discovery of a gene that carries an added risk for breast cancer, has called for testing to be offered to all American women 30 and older.New Genetic Tests for Breast Cancer Hold Promise:

A Silicon Valley start-up with some big-name backers is threatening to upend genetic screening for breast and ovarian cancer by offering a test on a sample of saliva that is so inexpensive that most women could get it. Read more


GTY 467962336 E ACE ENT CEL CIN TEL FAS AWD USA CABRCA gene datashare will help detect cancer risk:

A first-of-its-kind genetic datashare program is being launched to zero in on patients with unclear BRCA test results — and save more women from the devastation of breast and ovarian cancer. Read more



MRI of a breast with cancer. Image courtesy of the National Cancer InstituteNight Fasting May Cut Risk of Breast Cancer:

The UC San Diego School of Medicine announced Monday the results of two studies on breast cancer, one that could lead to better predictions of outcomes, and the other showing that fasting at night could lower the risk of getting the disease. Read more